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  • Salinity and temperature balances at the SPURS central mooring during fall and winter 

    Farrar, J. Thomas; Rainville, Luc; Plueddemann, Albert J.; Kessler, William S.; Lee, Craig M.; Hodges, Benjamin A.; Schmitt, Raymond W.; Edson, James B.; Riser, Stephen C.; Eriksen, Charles C.; Fratantoni, David M. (The Oceanography Society, 2015-03)
    One part of the Salinity Processes in the Upper-ocean Regional Study (SPURS) field campaign focused on understanding the physical processes affecting the evolution of upper-ocean salinity in the region of climatological ...
  • Salinity and the global water cycle 

    Schmitt, Raymond W. (Oceanography Society, 2008-03)
  • Saltwater intrusion into the Changjiang River : a model-guided mechanism study 

    Xue, Pengfei; Chen, Changsheng; Ding, Pingxing; Beardsley, Robert C.; Lin, Huichan; Ge, Jianzhong; Kong, Yazhen (American Geophysical Union, 2009-02-12)
    The Changjiang River (CR) is divided into a southern branch (SB) and a northern branche (NB) by Chongming Island as the river enters the East China Sea. Observations reveal that during the dry season the saltwater in the ...
  • Satellite data processing system (SDPS) users manual V1.0 

    Caruso, Michael J.; Dunn, Christopher V. R. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1989-05)
    SDPS is a menu driven interactive program designed to facilitate the display and output of image and line-based data sets common to telemetry, modeling and remote sensing. This program can be used to display up to four ...
  • Scaling turbulent dissipation in the transition layer 

    Sun, Oliver M. T.; Jayne, Steven R.; Polzin, Kurt L.; Rahter, Bryan A.; St. Laurent, Louis C. (American Meteorological Society, 2013-11)
    Data from three midlatitude, month-long surveys are examined for evidence of enhanced vertical mixing associated with the transition layer (TL), here defined as the strongly stratified layer that exists between the well ...
  • Scattering of coastal-trapped waves by irregularities in coastline and topography 

    Wilkin, John L. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1988-09)
    A study is conducted of the scattering of freely-propagating subinertial frequency coastal-trapped waves (CTWS) by large variations in coastline and topography using analytical and numerical techniques. Particular attention ...
  • Science under sail : ocean science education program combines traditional vessels with state-of-the-art technology 

    Bower, Amy S.; Zettler, Erik R.; Gawarkiewicz, Glen G. (Oceanography Society, 2004-09)
    Sea Education Association (SEA), located in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, offers introductory oceanographic instruction in the classroom and hands-on research training at sea to create a unique educational experience for ...
  • Sea ice drift in the Arctic since the 1950s 

    Hakkinen, Sirpa M. A.; Proshutinsky, Andrey; Ashik, Igor M. (American Geophysical Union, 2008-10-03)
    Sea ice drift data (from Russian North Pole stations, various ice camps, and the International Arctic Buoy Program) and surface wind stress data from the NCAR/NCEP Reanalysis are analyzed to determine their long-term trends ...
  • Sea level variability in the Arctic Ocean from AOMIP models 

    Proshutinsky, Andrey; Ashik, Igor M.; Hakkinen, Sirpa M. A.; Hunke, Elizabeth C.; Krishfield, Richard A.; Maltrud, Mathew E.; Maslowski, Wieslaw; Zhang, Jinlun (American Geophysical Union, 2007-04-26)
    Monthly sea levels from five Arctic Ocean Model Intercomparison Project (AOMIP) models are analyzed and validated against observations in the Arctic Ocean. The AOMIP models are able to simulate variability of sea level ...
  • Sea surface temperature signatures of oceanic internal waves in low winds 

    Farrar, J. Thomas; Zappa, Christopher J.; Weller, Robert A.; Jessup, Andrew T. (American Geophysical Union, 2007-06-20)
    In aerial surveys conducted during the Tropical Ocean–Global Atmosphere Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment and the low-wind component of the Coupled Boundary Layer Air-Sea Transfer (CBLAST-Low) oceanographic field ...
  • Sea-surface salinity fronts and associated salinity-minimum zones in the tropical ocean 

    Yu, Lisan (John Wiley & Sons, 2015-06-08)
    The Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) is a major source of the surface freshwater input to the tropical open ocean. Under the ITCZ, sea-surface salinity (SSS) fronts that extend zonally across the basins are observed ...
  • The Seadata program 

    Danforth, Thomas W. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1990-10)
    Current meter and meterological instrument data are typically stored in the instrument on cassette tapes. Seadata, described in this report, is a PC version of the original CARP program (CAssette Reading Program) which ...
  • Seasonal and interannual oxygen variability on the Washington and Oregon continental shelves 

    Siedlecki, Samantha A.; Banas, Neil S.; Davis, Kristen A.; Giddings, Sarah N.; Hickey, Barbara M.; MacCready, Parker; Connolly, Thomas P.; Geier, S. (John Wiley & Sons, 2015-02-05)
    The coastal waters of the northern portion of the California Current System experience a seasonal decline in oxygen concentrations and hypoxia over the summer upwelling season that results in negative impacts on habitat ...
  • Seasonal and interannual variability of downwelling in the Beaufort Sea 

    Yang, Jiayan (American Geophysical Union, 2009-12-11)
    In this paper, we examine the seasonal and interannual to decadal variability of oceanic downwelling in the Beaufort Sea. The surface wind stress is the primary driver for variability in the upper Arctic Ocean and sea ice. ...
  • The seasonal and interannual variability of the West Greenland Current system in the Labrador Sea 

    Rykova, Tatiana A. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2010-06)
    The Labrador Sea, as one of a few places of deep water formation, plays an important role in the Meridional Overturning Circulation. While the interior of the Labrador Sea, where the deepest convection takes place, is ...
  • Seasonal and interannual variability of the West Greenland Current System in the Labrador Sea in 1993–2008 

    Rykova, Tatiana A.; Straneo, Fiamma; Bower, Amy S. (John Wiley & Sons, 2015-02-25)
    The West Greenland Current System (WGCS) transports heat and freshwater into the Labrador Sea, influencing the formation of Labrador Sea Water, a key component of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Notwithstanding ...
  • Seasonal characteristics of bottom boundary layer detachment at the shelfbreak front in the Middle Atlantic Bight 

    Linder, Christopher A.; Gawarkiewicz, Glen G.; Pickart, Robert S. (American Geophysical Union, 2004-03-30)
    The seasonality of various characteristics of the detached bottom boundary layer of the Middle Atlantic Bight shelfbreak front is examined using a collection of high-resolution transects across the front. The analysis ...
  • Seasonal kinetic energy variability of near-inertial motions 

    Silverthorne, Katherine E.; Toole, John M. (American Meteorological Society, 2009-04)
    Seasonal variability of near-inertial horizontal kinetic energy is examined using observations from a series of McLane Moored Profiler moorings located at 39°N, 69°W in the western North Atlantic Ocean in combination with ...
  • Seasonal oscillations in a mid-latitude ocean with barriers to deep flow 

    Firing, Eric (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1978-08)
    A two-layer linear analytic model is used to study the response of the mid-latitude ocean to the seasonal variation of the windstress. The most important component of the response is a barotropic quasi-steady Sverdrup ...
  • Seasonal overturning circulation in the Red Sea : 1. Model validation and summer circulation 

    Yao, Fengchao; Hoteit, Ibrahim; Pratt, Lawrence J.; Bower, Amy S.; Kohl, Armin; Gopalakrishnan, Ganesh; Rivas, David (John Wiley & Sons, 2014-04-14)
    The overturning circulation in the Red Sea exhibits a distinct seasonally reversing pattern and is studied using high-resolution MIT general circulation model simulations. In the first part of this study, the vertical and ...